IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: performance

April 30, 2018 Americas Publication

Measuring procedure for the resolute capability of basic health care teams

Introduction: the resolute capability is a quality to be taken into account to improve the performance of the integrated service networks.
Objective: to design a methodological procedure to evaluate the resolute capability of the basic health teams at the primary health care.
Methods: developmental research study of health systems and services conducted from December 2012 through February 2013. An expert working group was created in the National School of Public Health. A literature and documentary review using Big 6 model was made. Some scales were set to analyze the results to be achieved in addition to the preparation of a questionnaire, an implementation guide and also a guide to analyze and to validate the results in practice.
Results: the resulting instrument of national scope may be applied annually or biannually by the head of the basic working team and by others in the self-inspection or cross-inspection variants. The documentary evidence ...

Sept. 4, 2020 Americas, Global Publication

The context, strategy and performance of the American safety net primary care providers: a systematic review

The objective of this research is to synthesize evidence on the relationship between context, strategies and performance in the context of federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), a core safety net health services provider in the United States. The research also identifies prior approaches to measure contextual factors, FQHC strategy and performance. Gaps in the research are identified, and directions for future research are provided.

Feb. 9, 2021 South-East Asia, Western Pacific Publication

Elements and Performance Indicators of Integrated Healthcare Programmes on Chronic Diseases in Six Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Scoping Review

Globally, hospital-based healthcare models targeting acute care, are not effective in addressing chronic conditions. Integrated care programmes for chronic diseases have been widely developed and implemented in Europe and North America and to a much lesser extent in the Asia-Pacific region to meet such challenges.

This scoping review aims to examine the elements of programmes identified in the literature from select study countries in the Asia-Pacific, and discuss important facilitators and barriers for design and implementation.